Jason HOLMES

#45  

Age: 29yr 10mth Games: 5 Born: Oct 28, 2020
Height: 203cm Weight: 100kg Position:

2017 Digest:   With Pierce he is one of the back-up rucks behind Hickey and Longer. Continues to advance as he learns.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : St Kilda

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4 VFL Rucked solidly in development league but wasn’t as influential as one would expect.
5 VFL Had 13 hitouts, but couldn’t get involved to any degree once the ball left the stoppages.
6 VFL Ran around in the VFL development league and dominated as expected.
7 VFL Dominated in the ruck after Hickey's departure, but the Zebras couldn’t always capitalise.
8 VFL Got the better of ruck duel with Goodwin, and kicked an important major.
9 VFL Got the better of Phillips and Korcheck in the ruck, but midfielders couldn’t capitalise.
10 VFL Ruckwork was good, but was then a spectator around the ground.
11 VFL Spelled Hickey in ruck and was fair at best.
12 VFL Lowered colors in ruck to Meese. Barely sighted away from the ruck contests.
13   Bye.  
14 VFL 26 hitouts in tandem with Hickey. Kicked a goal too.
15 VFL Dominated in the ruck in development league win over the Bees.
16 VFL Just handful of possessions, but dominated the ruck contests with 62 hitouts.
17 VFL Won the ruck battle on the day and contested hard at the stoppages. 57 hitouts.
18 VFL Massive in ruck in development league against Coburg.
19 VFL Competed in the ruck but failed to make a real influence around the ground.
20 VFL Spent time in attack – as well as the ruck – and bobbed up with two goals.
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL Aside from ruck duels, did very little.
23 VFL 27 hitouts, but just a handful of touches.

2016 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1   Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.  
3 VFL Played mostly forward with the inclusion of Longer and Pierce. Struggled.
4 VFL. Bye.
5 VFL Good hitout numbers (38) but Minson seemed to have the better of ruck duel.
6 VFL Struggled to get in the game at all.
7 VFL Did a bit of time in the ruck but was third in line behind Longer and Pierce.
8 VFL The better of the two Sandy rucks against Casey big men. 23 hit-outs.
9   Senior emergency.  
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Won most of the hit-outs opposed to Vardy and Abbott. Took a huge grab.
12 VFL Dominated the hit-outs against Michael and Nyuon to give Zebras first use.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Excellent in the ruck with 20 hit-outs and pushed forward for a goal.
15 VFL OK playing mostly in forward half. Also helped out in ruck (23 hit-outs).
16 VFL Found the going tough. Struggled to make an impact around the ground.
17 VFL Another disappointing effort. Very little impact up forward.
18 VFL OK in ruck duels with Spencer, then Pederson. Quiet elsewhere.
19 VFL OK in the ruck with 32 hit-outs and two clearances.
20   Senior emergency.  
21 VFL Minimal impact aside from a few shots at goal – kicked 1.2
22 Rich Contested well in the ruck and held his own, but less impact around ground. 4
23 Bris Good in ruck taps and had upper hand. Bullocked in packs but didn’t get touches. 4

2015 Season

Played for : St Kilda

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3 VFL Worked well in tandem with Hickey. 15 hitouts.
4 VFL Battled to get a foothold in the ruck.
5 VFL Rucked solidly against Blues’ big men.
6 VFL Big task against Jamar and Gawn but battled hard.
7 VFL Controlled the ruck contests with 39 hitouts.
8 VFL Controlled ruck against younger Pittonet.
9 VFL Even duel in ruck with Currie. 26 hitouts.
10 VFL Had 30 hitouts and helped Sandy gain control in middle.
11 VFL Mammoth effort in ruck. 60 hitouts and 14 possessions.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Hitouts caught the eye and moved well around ground.
14 VFL Interesting contest with fellow American, Cox. 30 hitouts.
15 VFL One goal to go with 25 hitouts in tandem role.
16 VFL Nice battle in ruck with Wallace. 23 hitouts.
17 VFL Not his best game but still competed hard.
18 VFL Bye.
19 VFL Barely touched ball around ground but very good in ruck.
20 VFL 33 hitouts and pressed forward for second term goal.
21 Geel In debut the US recruit showed a great spring and athleticism. Cult figure already. 5
22 Syd In his second game had trouble in timing of jump at centre bounces. 3
23 WCE Promising start against Naitanui but tapered. Not the worst. 4

2014 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 PM Rucked and played forward, solid but still learning.
2 PM Played in Sandringham development squad trial.
3 VFL Just the four touches and continues to learn.
4 VFL Tried hard in the ruck against Lowden.
5 VFL Competed hard against fellow American, Eric Wallace.
6 VFL Just five disposals and one mark in development league.
7 VFL Got the better of Bellchambers in ruck. Huge tick!
8 VFL Had 26 hitouts against Campbell and Cordy. Shaded.
9 VFL Obliterated in the ruck by Currie. Just three touches.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Just the three touches, but did well in ruck with 40 hitouts
13 VFL Battled hard in the ruck against Hudson.
14 VFL Improving each week as the No. 1 ruck. 18 hitouts.
15 VFL Shared ruck duties with Hickey and continues to improve.
16 VFL The best of the Zebras’ rucks with 25 hitouts.
17 VFL Rotated through ruck and showed signs again of improvement.
18 VFL Injured early and sat out remainder of the game.
19 VFL Even duel in ruck with Stephenson. Improving each week.
20 VFL Won the ruck battle but just three touches at ground level.
21 VFL Battled hard against Currie in ruck. 32 hitouts.
22 VFL Got the better of Tighe in the ruck. Encouraging form lines.
23 VFL Dominated the ruck but provided little at ground level.
QF VFL Controlled the ruck duels against Robinson to be OK.
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